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MSNBC
Jan 25, 2010 2:00am EST
? growing concerns about what washington is doing to create jobs. >> so long as i have the privilege of serving as your president, i will not stop fighting for you. i'll take my lumps but i won't stop fighting to bring back jobs here. >> what does the president do now? how will he frame his agenda during next week's state of the union address? senior white house adviser valerie jarrett. then the republicans, massachusetts victory gives the minority party a shot in the arm, but does the gop stand for something more than opposition to the obama agenda. we'll ask senate minority leader mitch mcconnell. the political landscape and the obama agenda, with us e.j. dionne, bbc world news america katty kay, peggy noonan and nbc news white house correspondent chuck todd. in our "meet the press" minute, january 1976, another time of economic turmoil presidential candidate senator lloyd benson offers practical advice to then president gerald ford on his upcoming state of the union address. >> we should be creating opportunity, what the people are looking for in this country is return of self confid
MSNBC
Jan 31, 2010 2:00pm EST
interests in the decision-making here, in washington -- but this -- this is central to that. if you're going to deliver a message on the state of the union, one of the things you have to address how do we get -- how do we free our government from the grips of special interests. we, for example, proposed that every lobbyist disclose who they have contact with, whether it's in the administration or congress on behalf of their clients. we have to take some steps to protect our government, our democracy from the overweening influence of special interests. >> still don't have an answer if it was appropriate. >> i think it was appropriate. >> and alito's response. >> in this weird political season we are accustomed to unusual outbursts in the chamber during these speeches. >> final question. is the country better off than a year ago? >> look, until -- obviously in some ways the answer is yes. a year ago we were losing 700,000 jobs a month. when the president took office. our economy was shrinking at a rate of 6.4%. last friday we learned it's growing now at a rate of 6%. the job loss is one-
MSNBC
Jan 17, 2010 2:00pm EST
and two long-time washington reporters, "time" magazine's mark halperin, co-author of "game change," and bob woodward. >>> first, good morning. we want to bring you up to date on the developments out of haiti. it's five days since the devastating earthquake hit that island nation, the latest estimates from the haitian government, 50,000 bodies have already been recovered, and the death toll is likely to be between 100,000 and 200,000. our preliminary red cross estimate puts the total number of affected people, affected haitians at 3.5 million. as the focus now moves from rescue operations to the massive task of trying to get food, water and shelter to desperate survivors, all of this as there are increasing reports of looting and violence. we'll hear from former presidents bush and clinton, on their joint efforts and how they are committed to a long term rebuilding effort in this country of so much need. first the latest on rescue and relief operations and for that we are joined in port-au-prince by lieutenant general ken keen, a three-star general heading up the u.s. military reli
MSNBC
Jan 18, 2010 2:00am EST
. military relief evident on the ground and here in washington by dr. rajiv shah, the administrator of the u.s. agency for international development. welcome to both of you. dr. shah, you were just in haiti, just yesterday with secretary of state clinton. you had a chance to meet with officials of the government. what is the latest? what is your assessment on the ground there? >> well, i did have a chance to go to haiti yesterday and it's a reminder of what you articulated, that this has been a tremendous tragedy, that 3.5 million people have been affected. perhaps even more. there's been significant loss of life. and there's been significant degrading of the basic infrastructure, roads, the airport was inaccessible, the port has been destroyed. and so it's a challenging situation. but the president immediately after this happened pulled the cabinet together and ordered a swift, aggressive and comprehensive and coordinated response, and that's what we've been in the process of doing. going to haiti yesterday was a chance to visit with the brave americans who are part of that response.
NBC
Jan 10, 2010 10:30am EST
this weekend back in washington. that the president released a statement yesterdaytanding behind the senate majority leader harry reid after some racially insensitive remarks remade during the 2008 primary campaign about then candidate obama were reported in a just published book. here with us live to talk politics the chairman of both political parties, governor tim kaine and rnc chair michael steele. good morning to boths of you. >> good morning. >> let me start with those remarks by harry reid as reported in this book about the 2008 race. senator reed was wowed by obama's gifts and believed that the country was ready to embrace a black presidential candidate, especially one such as obama, a quote light-skinned african-american quote with no negro dialect unless he wanted to have one as he said privately. rooetd was convinced that obama's race would help him more than hurt him for the democratic nomination. senator reed quickly apologized. he spoke to president obama who i said issued a statement saying the case is closed. he accepts the apology. governor kaine, should there be a c
MSNBC
Jan 4, 2010 2:00am EST
special correspondent tom brokaw, "new york times" columnist david brooks, "washington post" columnist e.j. dionne, and historian doris kearns goodwin. >>> but first some news this morning. the u.s. has closed its embassy in the capital of yemen because of what officials are calling an active security threat posed by al qaeda there. the announcement one day after the president specifically implicated the yemen based branch of al qaeda for being behind the christmas day terror attempt. >> it appears that he joined an affiliate of al qaeda, and that this group, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, trained him, equipped him with those explosives, and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> we are joined now live by the president's top counterterrorism adviser john brennan. welcome to "meet the press." >> thank you, david. >> this president's directive to close the embassies because of specific intelligence that an attack is coming? >> yes, there are indication that's al qaeda is planning to carry out an attack in the capital of yemen. i spoke to our ambassador down there. b
NBC
Jan 10, 2010 10:00am EST
facing a $20 billion shortfall. david ignatius wrote for "the washington post" that caught my attention. what worries me looking ahead, thinking about the country is what might be called the californiaization of america. the growing tendency of our political system to make promises in social spending programs that it isn't prepared to pay for with tax increases. think about california. how can you stick to a position, as you do, that tax increases are not the way to go? >> well, first of all we have no option because if you do the tax increases, you immediately kind of stifle the economy. so right now where we try to get -- where we see that the economy is bottomed out and there is a chance now to come back, to go in now to hit the state with more taxes will be the wrong thing to do. so what you want to do is you want to do the opposite, you want to go and put money into the economy and you want to give tax incentives for businesses, for new hires as we did, or retraining people or for home buyers tax credits and so on. i think that it will be a big mistake. i think the thing that polit
NBC
Jan 18, 2010 3:35am EST
to president george w. bush, ambassador karen hughes, bob woodward of "the washington post" and mark halperin the author of "game change." welcome to all of you. so much to get to. the horrible circumstances in haiti, on the cover of "newsweek" the president himself writing the cover story, why haiti matters. karen hughes, you've seen disaster response up close as part of the bush administration. is it too early to make evaluation of how well it's going so far, how well the government is mobilizing? >> i think all of the american people want our government to do exactly what our government is doing, that is try to get help to those people as quickly as we possibly can. i have been through disasters, we had the tsunami in indonesia, the earthquake in pakistan, i traveled there shortly thereafter. all of the american people, i think it's a wonderful picture for the world to see two former presidents from different political parties coming together for people in desperate need. >> president bush wanted to stay away from washington and out of the spotlight. but he felt the need to get in
NBC
Jan 31, 2010 10:00am EST
frustration with the way washington works, as the president tries to engage the other side in a face-to-face policy debate open to cameras. >> very soon you are due to submit a new budget. >> i know there's a question in there somewhere. you're making a bunch of assertions. >> can the two sides work together? will there be give and take? we'll speak to two men central to making that happen. thep's senior adviser david axelrod and john boehner of ohio. then our roundtable weighs in on the president's focus on jobs and his political standing. the new york times david brook, cnbc's david faber, "the washington post's" eugene robinson and "u.s. news and world report"s mort zuckerman. in our "meet the press" minute we look back to a time not long ago when both sides engaged more openly in policy dialogue. the majority and minority leaders of the senate, side by side, together in one of their frequent "meet the press" appearances. >>> first, here with us exclusively david axelrod, senior adviser. good to be here. >> i want to begin with news this morning. first the trial of khalid shaikh mohammed
NBC
Jan 4, 2010 12:00am EST
subpar football here in washington if and when shan shannihan gets hired he'll be the seventh coach under redskins owner, dan snider. lindsay czarniak has more on the coaching situation and the final game of the season. >> jim zorn took the time to thank all of us in the media after his post game press conference leaving some to believe that he's aware his time is up as head coach of the redskins. after this game the players were dealing with the frustrations of another loss and the team had heavy emotions. it began before they took the field here in san diego. >> after the game, you know, guys hugging each other, because we know the team is probably going to be broken up in a lot of different ways. we just commended each other for the fight, being in there together and to keep fighting through the adversity and overcoming a lot of it. even though we didn't get a chance to win most of our gas, at least we didn't give up. >> i really fought hard to prepare, just like i always have, and because i really want our coaches to see that, you know even in our last effort to win the fifth ga
MSNBC
Jan 3, 2010 2:00pm EST
with the obama round table. special correspondent, tom brokaw, david brooks, washington post columnist, and historian, doris goodwin. >>> but, first, the u.s. has closed the embassy in the capital of yemen because of what officials are calling an active security threat posed by al qaeda there. >> it appears that he joined the affiliate of al qaeda. this group trained him, equipped them with the explosives, and directed them to attack that plane headed for america z we are joined now live by the president's top counterterrorism adviser. welcome to "meet the press." >> thank you. >> is it because of specific intelligence that says that an attack is coming? >> yes. there are and i spoke with the ambassador down there and the british embassy and it will give the government an opportunity to thwart that threat. >> it's the threat that we know that they have been tash getting and safeguard and the president talking about al qaeda in yemen. is yemen a new front in this battle against al qaeda? >> no, we have known about it in this administration and even in the last administration there has b
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